Engineering change.

The engineering insurance sector has seen major upheavals over the last year but now the dust is settling and the future is looking brighter says David Fanning.

Car trouble.

Private car insurance is still a very tough market, and the introduction of the Woolf reforms is likely to compound the situation. As a result, some insurers are taking pro-active measures in a bid to ride out the storm, says Andrew Newman.

Turn on to the youth market.

Covering young drivers has, in the past, been an unpopular risk for insurers. However, several underwriters are targeting this niche market, and are offering more realistic rates, says Andrew Newman.

Winning over the wealthy.

High net worth is a growing market and in an attempt to woo potential clients, many insurers are broadening their cover and changing their approach says John Sanders.

NIG product pack.

NIG Skandia has launched an information pack that provides a detailed summary of its personal and co...

Morris major.

Buying Rossborough Insurance Services is just the start for ex-GAN managing director, Keith Morris. He tells Shona Cronin that his company, BDML, is on the acquisition trail and is even considering risk carrying.

On the critical list.

Critical illness is a valuable cover to have - the problem is that many brokers and intermediaries do not stress its importance and value to potential clients, says Ian Lindisfarne.

Appointment at Crowe.

Crowe Syndicate 963, part of the Crowe Insurance Group, has appointed Tony Chapman as claims manager...

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